Yvania was born in San Diego, but grew up in Los Angeles, Tijuana, and Ensenada before arriving back in San Diego to complete high school. Currently, she is double majoring in Political Science and Sociology accompanied with a Minor in Business at University of California, San Diego. Yvania's strong suit has been civic engagement alongside community-based nonprofit organizations such as Mid-City C.A.N., M.A.K.E. Projects, and Youth Will. Yvania is part of the 2022-2023 San Diego County Youth Sector Mentorship Program and is a District 1 Youth Commissioner for the City of San Diego.